April

April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Mini Herb Or Fruit Clafoutis

Clafoutis, a dish popularized by Julia Child, are easy to make and endless in variety (see notes). Just think of them as mini quiches without the crust. They can be [...]

By |2020-04-03T16:51:15+00:00April 3rd, 2020|0 Comments

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2020-04-01T20:33:51+00:00April 1st, 2020|0 Comments

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, [...]

The Energetics Of Edible Flowers

This is a *living blog* and I will be adding to it regularly. If I have already written a blog about a particular flower, I will link it in [...]

Managing Allergies

Red, itchy eyes, sore throat, sinus congestion, running nose, puffy face, congested ears, swollen lips, headaches. Although it may be true that certain seasons have a propensity to bombard [...]

By |2020-03-30T20:57:14+00:00March 30th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

Dutch Baby (Puff Pancake)

A wonderfully fun breakfast dish–great for a lazy Saturday or Sunday. Serve with fresh berries, a little fresh lemon, powdered sugar and maple syrup. […]

By |2020-03-28T14:23:01+00:00March 24th, 2020|0 Comments

April’s Stormy Weather Special

April's Stormy Weather Special We are in an unprecedented time right now. There is fear and unknowns. Unfortunately, I cannot use my hands-on skills as an Amma therapist to [...]

By |2020-03-24T21:48:19+00:00March 24th, 2020|Announcements, Specials|0 Comments

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Concerns About The Coronavirus/COVID – 19

Update 3/22/2020 I hope you are all safe and doing well.  As you know, the corona-virus that causes COVID 19 is spreading rapidly. We are in an unprecedented situation [...]

By |2020-03-22T01:45:40+00:00March 20th, 2020|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|Comments Off on Concerns About The Coronavirus/COVID – 19